Jo Kwon shared a savage story about when he first met his bandmate, Changmin prior to 2AM‘s debut on KBS‘s Immortal Songs: World Star.

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In the special, Jo Kwon and Changmin appeared on TV together for the first time since 2016.

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And after revealing that his role model is Rain, he shared that he trained for 8 years while Changmin only trained for 3 months.

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Jo Kwon expressed that he was curious about the final member that had been selected to join 2AM prior to their debut.

We were missing our final member, and when I heard that he was finally selected, I picked up my laptop and ran.

— Jo Kwon

 

But when he opened his laptop and checked Changmin’s photo, he couldn’t help but sob at his visuals.

I cried.

— Jo Kwon

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While Changmin admitted that he transformed drastically since then, Jo Kwon explained just how shocking his visuals were.

Changmin Hyung weighed a lot back then, and I think he got around 30 moles extracted.

— Jo Kwon

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And Jo Kwon just couldn’t believe it at the time.

I just thought, ‘He’s supposed to be an idol…’

— Jo Kwon

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Contrary to Jo Kwon’s worry, Changmin lost 11 kilograms (around 24 pounds) and had all of his moles extracted in just under a month prior to their debut!

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But Jo Kwon will probably never let Changmin live it down.